Andrew Parris

Director of Shared Services Tarmac

Andrew was appointed to the role of Shared Services Director for Lafarge Tarmac (now Tarmac, a CRH Company) in 2014. The 12 years prior to joining Tarmac were spent with National Grid in various Senior Finance roles, principally in business partnering capacities. His last role before leaving National Grid was Financial Controller for the Transmission Capital Investment programme, helping to deliver c£1.5bn of capital expenditure projects each year. Andrew originally trained as a chartered accountant with BDO in South Africa and spent three post-qualifying years with PwC in the UK.
In addition to leading a multi-function SSC (HR and Finance) he is also responsible for the Finance Transformation programme. A married man, with three young, energetic kids he enjoys spending time with his family when not working.

Week 1 Tuesday, 8th September: Keynotes (Free to Attend)

Sunday, August 9th, 2020

4:00 PM Virtual Drinks with SSON 2020 Impact Awards Winners

Join the judges and awards winners to find out the secrets behind the winning projects:


Bobby Abrahams Vice President Finance Transformation, AstraZeneca

Joanne Griffin, EMEA Accounting Operations Director, LinkedIn

Kay Flynn, General Manager Global Business Services, Eli Lilly

Phil Priest, Senior Vice President, Global Business Services, Smith and Nephew

Grace Winters, SSC Director, Abbott

Andrew Parris, Director of Shared Services, Tarmac

Kamila Grembowics, Senior Vice President Global Business Services, Adidas

Chris Gunning, Global Functional Owner – Centres Of Excellence, Apollo Tyres

Mike Stops, Group Director Service Centres, NSG

Irina Chernousenko, GBS Consultant, JLL

Fraser Kirk, Vice President Global Human Resources Shared Services Programme, Brambles

Sarunas Suipis, Vice President Operations and Managing Director, Western Union Processing Lithuania

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Andrew.

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